The Manta is a Tier 6 ship in the Nautic Series. It fires one high damage frontal pulse, two low damage converging auxiliary lasers and a low damage laser from the back. The pulse has no recoil. While slow, the Manta has high shields and firepower. This ship and the Octopus can be thought of as the Nautic version of the O-Defender with extra lasers but has lower shields. Compared to its predecessor, the Spider Crab, it has focused firepower but only a bit more than half the firepower.